Etymology
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savannah (n.)

also savanna, "treeless plain," 1550s, from Spanish sabana, earlier zavana "treeless plain," (Oviedo, 1535) from Taino (Arawakan) zabana. In U.S. use, especially in Florida, "a tract of low-lying marshy ground" (1670s). Savannah-grass is by 1756.

Savannah

port city in U.S. state of Georgia, from savana, the name applied to the Native Americans in that part of the coast by early European explorers, perhaps from a self-designation of the Shawnee Indians, or from the topographical term (see savannah).

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Definitions of savannah
1
savannah (n.)
a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions;
Synonyms: savanna
2
Savannah (n.)
a port in eastern Georgia near the mouth of the Savannah river;
Savannah (n.)
a river in South Carolina that flows southeast to the Atlantic;
Synonyms: Savannah River
From wordnet.princeton.edu